Ny Alesund, Svalbard - 7 - Beware of the Bears
There is sufficient activity in Ny Ålesund most of the time to keep polar bears away. However if you leave the environs of the buildings and activity, there is a distinct possibility of an encounter with a bear which may regard you as dinner.
So you get these reminders at the edge of town.
Photo; © Paul Ward - These are pictures from a cruise around Svalbard inside the Arctic Circle in high summer.